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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing for Non-trauma-related Mental Health Conditions: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: November 18, 2016
Project Number: RA0876-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to treat non-trauma-related mental health conditions?
  2. What is the cost- effectiveness of EMDR to treat non-trauma-related mental health conditions?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of EMDR to treat non-trauma-related mental health conditions?

Key Message

Four randomized controlled trials and one non-randomized study were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of EMDR to treat non-trauma-related mental health conditions.